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Poster: cashel Date: May 31, 2004 1:43pm
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Re: concentration camps

In AUstralia, during the war and for some months after, it was impossible to buy Drapes (curtains), so people covered windows with a white powder paste, such as Bon Ami. Shortage of drapes was considered very TRIVIAL

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Poster: ridetheory Date: May 31, 2004 2:10pm
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Re: concentration camps

There's another guy from Australia who posts here sometimes...

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Poster: tambora Date: Jun 1, 2004 1:04am
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Re: concentration camps

You must mean jack2. His way of punctuating is something I hope I,ll never fall prey to.

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Poster: cashel Date: Jun 1, 2004 4:26am
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: ???

I approach the forums as a Dialogue. I have no interest in written English with all its fancy prose trimmings. LANGUAGE IS COMMUNICATION> there is no such animal as correct english. We speak and then sometimes when we are in a POMPOUS mood we put the words into written forms. It would be insanity to imagine that any of the billions of words will become immortal. Most of the words that I remember are spoken , rarely written. THATS THAT eoie.

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Poster: ridetheory Date: Jun 1, 2004 6:17am
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Re: ???

I approach the forums as a Dialogue. I have no interest in written English with all its fancy prose trimmings. LANGUAGE IS COMMUNICATION> there is no such animal as correct english. We speak and then sometimes when we are in a POMPOUS mood we put the words into written forms. It would be insanity to imagine that any of the billions of words will become immortal. Most of the words that I remember are spoken , rarely written. THATS THAT eoie.


Man, your prose style and sentiments really remind me of someone else who posts to these forums, but I just can't quite remember his name...

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Poster: cashel Date: Jun 1, 2004 8:30am
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Re: ???oxford is perfection

try telling a waterside worker at the New York Docks that his English is not correct. Or tell a Welsh coal miner that he needs to consult the Oxford Dictionary to correct his english usuage and punctuation and by doing so he may attain your perfection

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Poster: tambora Date: Jun 1, 2004 9:03am
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Re: ???oxford is perfection

jack2, you're cooler by the day. I'll still call you jack2. I hope you don't mind. I kind of preferred that name.

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Poster: cashel Date: Jun 1, 2004 9:10am
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Re: ???oxford is perfection

Thanks Tambora.

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Poster: ridetheory Date: Jun 1, 2004 12:36pm
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Re: ???oxford is perfection

What on earth does this have to do with Japanese camps?

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Poster: uniQ Date: Jun 1, 2004 9:06pm
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Re: ???oxford is perfection

Good call, nothing, I think...

-uniQ

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or Staffsimon c Date: Jun 1, 2004 6:30am
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Re: ???

Heh,

To clarify, jack2 changed his name to cashel on the forums, as he's able to do if he wishes (be advised this might make it difficult for you to access your uploads if you do it), hence the familiar tone.

s!

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Poster: summerseve Date: May 31, 2004 10:24pm
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Re: DRAPES

Australians sure have a distinctive way of writing...

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Poster: cashel Date: Jun 1, 2004 5:31am
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Re: DRAPES

My replies are SPOKEN not written and made into a wriien format by my assistant who informs me that she received her education in the correct english usuage by reading certain USA political speeches

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Poster: cashel Date: May 31, 2004 6:21pm
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Re: concentration camps

My info about the DRAPES came from an interview, four years ago, with an elderly lady eho had married a soldier several months before the war ended

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Poster: uniQ Date: May 31, 2004 9:18pm
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Re: concentration camps

Sticking my neck out but,

What the [CS] do DRAPES have to do with the larger and more looming fact of the enforced segregation of Amercians, many of whom had NO links to the enemy except their ancestry?

-uniQ

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Poster: ridetheory Date: May 31, 2004 11:10pm
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Re: concentration camps

I agree -- this just seems like window dressing.